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SRE Extends Disconnect Suspension Through 4/30/20

March 31, 2020

In consideration of hardships due to the Coronavirus outbreak, disconnects have been temporarily suspended through April 30 for both Pay-Your-Way and traditional residential and commercial accounts. Southern Rivers Energy is committed to making sure members have electricity during this critical time.

Temporary Outage March 30 - Monroe and Lamar

We will transfer electric load onto the newly rebuilt Tobesofkee Substation between 9:00-9:30 am on Monday March 30, 2020, Members in the areas listed below will experience a brief outage. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we upgrade our system to better serve you.

Tips for Entertaining Kiddos During Social Distancing

Tips for Entertaining Kiddos During Social Distancing

Social Distancing can be hard on anyone, but it is especially challenging for young kids (and their parents!). What can you do when school is out, and you need to stay home? Here are some tips on how you can destroy boredom and keep your kids entertained!

Keep Them Moving

A COVID-19 Update from CEO Michael McMillan

*Updated 3/31/20

Southern Rivers Energy is actively monitoring the advance of the COVID-19 virus and how it is affecting our members, employees and communities. Energy is considered an essential service for our nation. As our communities limit access to local businesses to manage the spread of the disease, you can be assured that Southern Rivers Energy will remain operational and available to serve you. Our priority is to continue providing reliable, safe, affordable electricity during the COVID-19 crisis, while protecting our members and our employees.


Become an Energy Explorer!

Become an Energy Explorer!

Kids can become SRE Energy Explorers by printing out the activity Energy Fun Pack below. This is a fun way for our youngest members to learn more about energy, safety and our electric cooperative. Just click, print and have fun!

Tues., Mar. 17: Lobby is Closed

Coronavirus: SRE Update and Prevention Tips

SRE is closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic through local, state and national updates with credible sources. As always, the safety and security of our members and employees remains our highest priority and we are taking steps to maintain a healthy workforce. As an early precaution, we have increased the frequency of cleaning our public areas and work areas with disinfectant.

2020 Washington Youth Tour Delegates Announced

Michelle Barradas and Addy McElwaney have been chosen to participate in the 2020 Washington Youth Tour (WYT), an all-expenses-paid leadership experience sponsored by electric membership cooperatives in Georgia, including Southern Rivers Energy.

Barradas is a junior at Lamar County High School, where she has participated in the AJROTC color guard, high school golf team, female wrestling and HOSA. She also received the Georgia REACH Scholarship and all A’s award.

Notice of Last Date to Claim Capital Credits


In compliance with O.C.G.A. § 44-12-236 of The Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act, Southern Rivers Energy is attempting to locate former members whose capital credit checks were issued in 2014, but which have been returned by the U.S. Post Office as “undeliverable” or have otherwise been unclaimed.

Fire Risks and Electrical Safety

Four Tips for Winter Safety

By Abby Berry


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